It’s Election Day here in the US.
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Ok, so here’s some gaming podcasts so you can plug your ears and go, “LALALALAAA! Anything else to listen to!” and hopefully avoid all the nonsense going on with the government. I do hope you go out and vote (I did a week or so ago) and do your part, but geeze… I’m gonna be glad when it’s all over.
Today in the Roundup we have: Plaid Hat Games Podcast Episode 223: Community, Meeples & Miniatures Episode 182: Gripping Beast & Swordpoint, Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 85- Mystic Vale and Capstone Games Hot Seat, Guild Ball Tonight Podcast Episode 48: If Pintpot Picked a Pickled Pint, Who Cares Who Wins Podcast Episode 20: Are they a T—, Singled Out Podcast Episode 17: Talking Alchemists with Maria Wieland, The Kick Off Episode 21: A Short One, Gamers Lounge Ep 130: Kingdom Death Monster Review, Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 78: Board Gamer Wives, The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 13: AireCon, Mysterium, Two Rooms and a Boom, Mantic Radio Episode 7, Anonymous Tabletop Episode 8: Everyday is Halloween?, and News of the North – 2016-11-08.
Joe is in town for the week, and joined Callin, Isaac, and Alex in a chat about gaming and our community.
In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff take a trip to darkest Evehsam, to the home of Gripping Beast.
There they encounter Andy Sherwell and Martin Gibbins. They chat about the history of Gripping Beast before a more in-depth conversation about their new mass battle set of Ancients rules: Swordpoint.
In addition to this interview, the show contains the usual segments about the news and what the host have been up to. They also get the opportunity to answer a few questions from the mailbag.
During this week’s episode:
1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including Agricola: Family Edition, Pocket Madness, 4 Gods and more;
2) Review the card crafting game from AEG, Mystic Vale; and
3) Put the kind and wonderful married couple from Capstone Games in the Blue Peg, Pink Peg Hot Seat.
– Butchers Civil War Event [3:18] – New Pre-Orders [10:46] Team Design (w/ Matt Hart) [18:05] Painting Myths and Such (w/ Chris Rutter) [46:24] Twitter Questions:
– Lineups we’d like to try? (Steve Price) [1:35:14] – Preferred 2017 Limited Edition Model? (Chris Smith) [1:42:18] – Modify the game for a 5 year-old? (Johan Govers) [1:45:22]
We discuss kitchens, disciplinary’s, the NHS, The US election and Brexit. And some guild ball stuff with Mat, why wouldn’t Mat be on, its a podcast.
Andrew and Maria talk about the Alchemists guild, and the 8 players she would take to a tournament.
Your source for explicit and opinionated Guild Ball Battle Reports, competitive commentary, strategies and completely arbitrary player rankings. This is Episode No. 21!
We got NEWS! We got a spoiler ROUND UP! We got TALK! We got —- TALK! We got a real live Australian!
In episode 130 we will dive into our review of the board game Kingdom Death Monster. Bill is joined by GL newcomer Josh and GL host-emeritus John for this review.
This week Roy and Rob have ther wives Heather and Marlo come on the show to talk about Being the wife of a board gamer, what games they like and how they put up with us!
Just in time to miss Halloween, the boys return for the Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 13. We recount our time at AireCon 2016 where we played a whole host of games and took part in our first media panel.
Steve and Jon attempt a séance in Mysterium, Andy becomes blind but unfortunately can still speak as all three take part in the social deduction party game Two Rooms and a Boom, a conversation about one of favourite game Neuroshima Hex leads to a chat about The Edge Dawnfall, Deep Madness and Siege of Citadel Kickstarters, we revisit dreams in Dixit, build up relations with our neighbours in Between Two Cities and attempt to troll Luke Hector from the Broken Meeple in Android Mainframe.
We also dip into the mailbag for some questions about board game expansions, the Asmodee super entity and who we’d like to get onto the show.
In this episode of Mantic Radio, Chopper chats with Rob Phaneuf from the Counter Charge podcast about all things Kings of War.
In this Halloween episode Lathan returns to the podcast from IT Hell, we find out that everyone is a geek about something, and Joe dresses up and sends kids away screaming.
We also talk board games suited for Halloween, find that Dungeons and Dragons is the Devil’s game, and some of us decide to join the Cult of Bob.
In addition, we discuss our favorite Horror Movies and shows, Tim steals Joe’s thunder, and we all try to resist some not-so-subliminal messages. Spooooky!
And as always, there’s Tim’s Sack. But don’t think you’re coming out with treats if you’re reaching in there. It’s all tricks and assless chaps today..
The November 8th, 2016 edition of News of the North is live. Here’s our weekly selection of interesting news items in the miniature wargaming world.